Job Opportunities in Asia and Pacific

World Vision has the privilege to partner with communities in 18 countries in the Asia and Pacific region: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vanuatu, and Vietnam.

World Vision also has fundraising (Support) offices located in: Australia, Hong Kong, India, Japan, New Zealand, Malaysia, South Korea, Singapore and Taiwan. To pursue career and internship opportunities with one of our fundraising (Support) offices in the Asia and Pacific region, visit: World Vision Fundraising / Support Offices

Job Locations

Junior Officer - Planning and Support (Colombo)

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the world’s most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and are committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring

JUNIOR OFFICER PLANNING & SUPPORT– WORLD VISION LANKA

Location: Based in Colombo

Job Profile

The Junior Officer Planning & Support will provide administrative & secretarial support to the Director Marketing & Engagement & the team in the timely delivery of quality services to all its stakeholders both internal & external in achieving the organisational goals and objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing accurate and timely reports to Director – CPIPE, be informed of the status of key projects & related tasks & responsibilities, follow-up where required & ensure timely submission of quality reports to the Director CPIPE & other stakeholders as required

  • Draft letters, agreements and other correspondence for the Director CPIPE and the team as needed

  • Maintain effective relationships with corporate partners/line ministries & other project partners and ensure timely & effective formalization of partnership agreements for effective program delivery

  • Ensure efficient flow of information to the CPIPE & other WVL Departments & external stakeholders/corporate partners for timely & effective communication of relevant information

  • Provide required support for the smooth operation of WVL programs & related functionalities

  • Facilitate the development of departmental Annual Business Plan (ABP), develop & maintain Dept Calendar & Information Management System/Database for greater integration and work excellence

  • Ensure effective & efficient conduct of Dept Programs/Meetings/Workshops and maintain minutes of meetings where required

Required Education, Knowledge, Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree OR equivalent in Business Administration or related field

  • Minimum of 02 years’ experience in a similar role, with proven ability in event coordination/public relations & managing budgets/finance & related tasks

  • Excellent planning & organizing skills with ability to meet deadlines

  • IT savvy & highly competent in the use of MS Office Suite

  • Excellent communications skills in English both oral & written & proficient in Sinhala and/or Tamil (Trilingual preferred)

  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to multi-task and work effectively in a high-pressure environment

  • Ability & willingness to travel domestically when required

  • Committed to World Vision values & able to work well in a cross-cultural environtment

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 1st January 2019

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background to apply

Sponsorship Assisant - Field

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 35 development and relief programmes in 20 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

VACANCY - SPONSORSHIP ASSISTANT

Location: Trinco South

Job Profile

The Sponsorship Assistant provides support to the Sponsorship Coordinator for the implementation of Sponsorship operations within the area programme. The position supports the Sponsorship Coordinator in assuring the accurate and timely processing of correspondence and monitoring of child well-being outcomes for all Registered Children. The position participates in community engagement and capacity building efforts of partners and community groups.

The Sponsorship Assistant will also provide coordination and support to ensure Child Monitoring Standards are met. The position supports the Sponsorship Coordinator to ensure sponsor communications activities are designed in such way so as to contribute to child participation and voice. The position is also responsible for the coordination of design, development of communication materials, quality assurance and administration. The Sponsorship Assistant also coordinates information management data quality, data entry, monitoring, tracking, exception reports, follow-up and reports.

Major Responsibilities

  • Support the Sponsorship Coordinator in planning and rolling out Community Engagement and Sponsorship Education

  • Assist Sponsorship Coordinator Plan sponsorship education processes and contributes as needed

  • Participates in community engagement and capacity building efforts of partners and community groups

  • Supports DF to coordinate specific needs of sponsorship communications

  • Fully support the Sponsorship Coordinator in activities related to child selection

  • RC record management and Information to be of high quality

  • Children are registered for child sponsorship

  • Support the Sponsorship Coordinator fully in activities related to monitoring

  • Support the Sponsorship Coordinator fully in activities related to Sponsor Communication

  • Queries and Gift Notifications are responded to appropriately and on time

  • Sponsor Visits are organized and completed ensuring a life-changing experience to the Sponsors, Child, Family, Community and staff

  • Management is equipped with performance related information of AP Sponsorship Programme

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • A Collage Graduate

  • At least 2 years’ experience in World Vision or similar agencies is an advantage

  • A Good understanding of community-led development work

  • Creative and able to apply innovative thinking

  • Good interpersonal skill and cross-cultural sensitivity, abilities to work as a team

  • Effective written and oral communication

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 27th March 2019

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

Education Specialist

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Education Specialist is a leader who supports WV Lao PDR’s strategic goal to bring change in the lives of children in Laos, particularly to increase the number of children who are well educated. This role has a strong focus on strengthening WVL’s evidence based education programming and ensuring that education interventions are in line with WV partnership and humanitarian industry global standards. This role has to provide technical support to Grants and APs which are part of the technical program (Unlock Literacy and WASH in School Models) implementation process including training the AP teams on implementing TP (Project Models activities, ensure that the frontline workers are fully trained to deliver the TP outcomes, closely monitor the activities to ensure its quality and effectiveness at community level, network with the respective departments at the Province and District level, support the team in drafting concept papers and proposals for fund raising purposes, conduct need based studies to showcase the relevance of the program. Specific responsibilities include the following:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key Deliverable:

  • Building the skill set of AP team.

  • Technical execution of Education TP (UL&WASH).

  • Provide hand holding support, monitoring and report.

  • Partnering, positioning and advocacy efforts at the block, district level.

Concepts for enabling resource mobilization.

  1. Enhance the skills and potentials of the AP team

  • Build the capacity of the AP staff on the implementation of certain models and approaches recommended by Education TP (UL&WASH).

  • Enhance the knowledge and skills of the frontline workers and volunteers in the community on Education (UL&WASH).

  1. Technical execution, hand holding support, monitoring and reporting:

    • Support the Grants and APs in developing the Annual plan and the LEAP budget template with proper planning and sequencing the activities.

    • Periodically visit the Grants and APs and ensure that the programs implemented by the AP are technically appropriate.

  • Ensure that the AP is able to have evidence base for all the programs.

  • Review the existing monitoring tools during the field visits/ joint morning visits and redesign as per the need.

  • Provide technical sector assistance with the design and the implementation of assessments, baseline and end line surveys.

  • Support Education TPCs and Government Counterparts to strengthen assessment, design and implementation of education interventions through trainings, awareness raising, communications, etc.

  • Develop and deliver curriculum (ToT) training to TPCs/Government counterpart staff to enable staff to deliver accountable, evidence based, quality ministry that brings sustained improvements to well-being of children.

  • Track the financial utilization of the AP against the activities planned and ensure timely completion of all the activities.

  • Periodically attend the review meetings at the AP/Province/NO and share the progress of Education TP (UL&WASH) at the respective Grants and APs.

  • Ensure that lessons learnt from our implementation are periodically shared within the team and at the district level.

  • Timely feedback on micro project proposal, Monthly Progress report of Grants and APs, TP reports and ensure the recommendations are followed up.

  • Make a joint visit twice to thrice in a year with Province team.

  1. Partnership, Positioning and Advocacy:

  • Develop the linkages with the block/district level officials and have working agreements in place to implement our programs in all the Grants and APs.

  • Identify potential partners to work together and scale up certain initiatives.

  • Co-lead/facilitate district/level networks and advocacy campaigns related to the TP.

  • Assist in ensuring that the voices of children are heard in WVL’s programming and that children are involved in decisions on AP activities that affect their lives especially Most Vulnerable Children (MVC).

  • Formation of consortiums at the Province level with the support of the TPM.

  • Position the organization by representation in such networks and actively contributing and sharing about our programs.

  • Conduct research studies and publish papers.

  • Promote action learning across the country program through regular Education Sector Working Group meetings, other meeting related and training of others to take leadership of structured reflection in the provinces.

  1. Resource Mobilization:

Develop concept notes/proposals and extend technical support to the projects which are awarded.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s degree (Education, Development Studies or similar field)

  • At least 3 years’ experience in community development with a focus on education.

  • Experience supporting education activities in NGO context

  • Minimum of four years in demonstrated competency in providing management level support

  • Technical training in education sector, with focus on primary education preferred

  • Knowledge of development work, including program logic, theory of change, and community empowerment

  • Demonstrated knowledge on education, particularly as it relates to primary education

  • Good understanding of Lao Government policies, laws, and institutions and ability to work together with various stakeholders

  • Ability to identify and plan work strategically and to work to deadlines

  • Project management knowledge and skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Lao

  • Ability to train others, ability to provide technical guidance and support to AP staff

  • Possess strong organizational, computer, and writing skills

  • Ability to function efficiently and effectively with little day-to-day supervision

  • Willingness to travel to the provinces and districts on a frequent basis

Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 31 March 2019, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply.

Mail: People and Culture Department

P.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005

Email: [email protected]

Website: www.wvi.org/laos

Gender Advisor - EU Grant

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

World Vision (WV) has recently been awarded a multi-million EUR grant from the European Union (EU) to lead a consortium of partners to implement their Accelerating Health Agriculture and Nutrition (AHAN) project under pillar three of the EU’s Partnership for Improved Nutrition in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR). Consortium partners include World Vision Australia (lead) with 4 implementing partners: World Vision Laos, Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontière (AVSF), Green Community Development Association (GCDA) and the Burnet Institute.

Commencing on the 1st of October 2017, this 48 month project has the overall objective of creating supportive conditions for enhanced household (HH) nutrition through the following specific objectives:

1) Improved access to and availability of sufficient and/or diverse foods year round; 2) Improved dietary and care practices among Women of Reproductive Age and children under 5; 3) Reduced incidence of selected Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (Gender) related diseases/illnesses linked to undernutrition; 4) Improved gender equitable relations at the HH level, particularly in decision-making and distribution of workload; and 5) Strengthened multi-sector coordination and support for nutrition. The project will be implemented across three provinces and 12 districts of Lao PDR.

Responsible for technical support and leadership for all gender-related activities (Outcome 4). The Gender Advisor will also coordinate with other sector leads to ensure gender-sensitive programming is being addressed across all project activities.

The Gender Advisor is responsible to conduct the project´s activities as described in the project and enforce them in term of verifiable impact, appropriateness, efficiency, effectiveness, coverage, coherence, sustainability and contextual transversal issues.

  • Conduct participatory gender analysis to understand the different roles and norms for women, men, girls, boys; the different level of power that they have in the household and in their communities; the different needs, constraints and opportunities of each group; and the impact of these differences in their lives within the context of the project.

  • Adapt WV’s Community Change for Social Action (C-Change) approach and curriculum to address harmful gender roles and relations

  • Train, support and mentor influential community leaders to implement C-Change

  • Identify & distribute women’s labour saving technologies to women based on participatory gender analysis and community-identified priorities

  • Monitor and evaluate project outputs and outcomes using a gender responsive framework

  • Ensure disability inclusion in the AHAN project

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Leadership of all Economic Development activities - Plan, direct and implement with operation team all aspects of project implementation related to Economic Development activities, including ensuring that all Partners meet their obligations under the project, and meet WV and EU compliance standards.

2. Collaboration and Coordination - Manage proactive and responsive relationship with Project Partners, Government stakeholders, and other partners in the field, under the direction of the Technical Team Lead (Multisector)

3. Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Communication - Establish and maintain effective project reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor and WV requirements

4. Financial management - Manage project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to WVA, who then submits to the donor.

5. Learning Evidence - Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact. Facilitate learning of best practice by ensuring a continuous learning process is developed and in place with key staff and partners/sub-grantees.

6. Networking and Advocacy - Ensure WV is taking a lead role in Gender in the area of implementation, including seeking cooperation for joint advocacy opportunities

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • List education, knowledge & skills, licenses preferred, and all experiences required to perform this position in a fully competent manner.

  • At least a University degree and 5 years’ experience in community development with a focus on Gender.

  • Experience supporting Gender implementation in NGO context

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  1. Degree in Sociology, Psychology, Social Science, Gender Studies or similar field with experience in the management of gender or women’s empowerment programs in Lao context.

  2. Post Graduate studies in a relevant discipline related to Gender is desirable

  3. Knowledge of current best practice in gender equality and experience integrating this into programs in developing country contexts

  4. Minimum 5 years demonstrated experience in gender and women’s empowerment with proven, in-depth understanding of key challenges and opportunities in gender within the domains of agriculture, nutrition and health. Understanding of and experience in conducting gender analysis using participatory methodologies

  5. Knowledge of development work, including program logic, theory of change, and community empowerment.

  6. Good understanding of Lao Government policies, laws, and institutions on gender and ability to work together with various stakeholders.

  7. Ability to identify and plan work strategically and to work to deadlines.

  8. Excellent management and administrative skills.

  9. Ability to work collaboratively, supportively, and respectfully with others

  10. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Lao.

  11. Ability to train others, ability to provide technical guidance and support to operation staff.

  12. Possess strong organizational, IT, and writing skills.

  13. Ability to function efficiently and effectively with little day-to-day supervision.

  14. Willingness to travel to the districts and villages on a frequent basis.

WVV Zonal Technical Program Officer - Livelihood - North 1

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY17) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2018, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yên, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

In alignment with the three ministry strategic objectives World Vision Vietnam implements three Technical Programs (TPs): Child Protection, Nutrition and Livelihoods. Technical Programmes are national or sub-regional level programmes implemented by World Vision in multiple geographic locations within a country. They employ evidence-based practices and models previously identified, defined and prioritised through a strategic process and documented in a Technical Approach (TA). TPs are designed to ensure National Offices (NOs) achieve World Vision’s mission, which includes the highest impact for the well-being of children, in accordance with relevant TA and NO strategic objectives.

Under each zone (6-8 APs), there are 3 Technical Program Officers: Nutrition/Child Protection/Livelihood and 1 Program Effectiveness Unit (PEU) Officer. The Technical Program Officer directly reports to Zonal Manager and has dotted line to the Technical Program Manager.

Under each AP, there are 6-8 staff, including 1 AP Manager, 1 Sponsorship Facilitator, 1 Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, 1 AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of all projects and program activities for around 2 assigned communes/wards in their AP (from assessment to planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition). DFs will be coached by the AP Manager programmatically and the Technical Program Officers technically.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • Provide technical support for the adaptation, implementation, monitoring and reporting of TP in the assigned zone and be accountable for the technical quality of the TP and cross cutting themes mainstreamed in the TP

  • Provide technical expertise and support to improve capacity of the AP staff and partners in the assigned zone in order to effectively deliver the TP

  • Advocate for the scaling-up of evidence based project models and multiply impact across different APs and provincial level.

  • Contribute to ensure WV is a child safe organization through the implementation of the TP

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. Strategic Direction

    Provide inputs from the field for development/ review, revision of respective Technical Approach, Technical Program, Area Program (AP) Plans and Project Models in Livelihood

    Provide input to TP Manager and Specialists on developing and standardizing Technical Guidelines/Training Materials for the implementation of Project models

    Consolidate and analyze the monitoring data to come up with appropriate findings and recommendations to improve the technical quality

    Participate in the impact assessment/ operation research of Project Models

    Provide inputs to TP – level reports

    Support AP/ZM/TP managers in exploring needs for further funding to address the burning problems faced by the children relating to Livelihood in order to propose these issues through Concept paper, proposals.

  2. Technical Support and Quality Assurance

    Develop and implement technical working plan for designed zone

    Assist the AP (Including AP manager and DFs) to develop annual POA which relevant to AP plan and in alignment with NO technical approach

    Review AP Plans, annual POAs and project models of the designated APs to ensure its alignment with National Strategy, TA, and TP

    Provide technical support for AP staff in the implementation of TP, addressing and finding solutions to TP issues

    Facilitate periodic monitoring, supportive supervision and reflection at the APs in the zone to ensure the quality of the TP’s implementation

    Provide technical support for design, implementation and evaluation of grant/ PNS projects in designated zone

    Consolidate, review and validate and analyze data from AP before sending to PE Officer for compiling zone Indicators

    Support the AP team to ensure that assessment, monitoring and planning processes have active participation of the parents, community people, children and key project partners. This might include reviewing the process, documents of assessment & planning of the APs in the zone

    Review all the annual reports of the APs in the zone and provide feedback for improvement

    Support Technical Specialist and Technical Program Manager to standardize DME tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP

    Support zonal PEU Officer to introduce standard indicators and tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP to the AP staff, so that these tools are disseminated to the local network for their use

    Participate in the following key M&E activities scheduled by PEU in the designated zone which should include AP assessment, AP Design and AP Evaluation

    Ensure that national KPIs related to Livelihood are reviewed, updated with accuracy periodically

    Provide technical support for procurement and strategic sourcing (materials, consultants)

    Manage project activities and budget for provincial level

    Review and ensure accuracy and consistency of all LEAP 3 budget coding

    Provide support to APs in implementation of Community-based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) and responding to climate change such as facilitating Community-based Disaster Risk Assessment (CBDRA), Community Disaster Preparedness Plan/Community-based Disaster Risk Reduction Plan (CDPP/CBDRRP)…

  3. Capacity Building

    Introduce the technical models to AP staff

    Provide technical guidance to district/commune partners on project models

    In consultation with TP Manager, Technical Specialist and AP Managers to facilitate capacity building activities including TOT training for AP technical resource persons for contextualization and follow-up

    In consultation with Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist, AP Manager, Communication to document and share the best practices on Livelihood for the purpose of staff learning and development.

    Build and enhance capacity for local Rapid Response Teams (RRTs);

    Participate in building capacity with/for the NRRT

    Be ready for deployment to lead/join emergency responses (when requested)

  4. Advocacy and Networking

Build and nurture effective working relationship with technical departments at provincial level

Document and disseminate evidences on the impact/ effectiveness of the relevant project models with the provincial level decision/policy makers for advocacy activities

Work with APs and Zonal Manager to plan and allocate budget for advocacy activities at provincial level

Implement and monitoring the outcomes of advocacy activities at provincial level while ensure the linkage between different levels

Identify and raise emerging issues for advocacy

Identify, document and share learnings, good practices, model from implementation for Technical Program Manager and Technical Specialist for purpose of advocacy and replication.

Represent WVV at relevant forums, meetings, working groups and workshops relating to Livelihood in designated zone.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

- Bachelor’s Degree in multi-disciplinary of economic – social or community development/environment/ agriculture or related fields.

Knowledge and skills

- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, demonstrated leadership and good management ability.

- Proven ability to provide coaching and deliver other capacity building activities.

- Ability to provide supportive supervision to assure the interventions’ quality.

- Ability to document and share best practice for replication.

- Good data analysis and reporting skills.

- Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

- Ability to communicate and relate effectively with a diverse range of people (i.e. project beneficiaries, Government officials, project partners, WVV staff).

- Good reading and report writing skills in Vietnamese and English.

- Good computer skills (word processing, excel, power point & email).

- Ability to work with a minimum of supervision, exercise judgment, meet deadlines and work under pressure.

- Strong ability to speak, write and read in both English and Vietnamese.

- Be willing to travel to the APs in designated zone.

Experience

- Experience in working with non-governmental organization.

- Proven experience in managing community projects

- Experience of and demonstrated ability to effectively network with a diverse range of multi-lateral, and government bodies;

- Experience in monitoring and evaluating projects and ensuring that recommendations are implemented.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.142)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Director, People & Culture (HR) - WV India

*This position is available only to Indian National. No relocation available.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Provide leadership and strategic management for all aspects of People & Culture (HR) and organizational development functions. It provides strategic input and support to the National Office (NO) and Senior Leadership Teams in order to achieve the Global strategy and WV India’s mission.

Lead and facilitate the development of a highly effective and strategic P&C function to ensure the organization has the right structure, culture and talent needed to deliver on its objectives. play a key role in assessing internal and external environment in the workplace demands to ensure a proper change management and organizational culture approach, that considers national socio-political context, disasters, and lead actions on attracting and retaining qualified work force, new organizational initiatives towards efficiency and effectiveness and increasing need for higher levels of accountabilities to support new funding streams and diverse programs.

The P&C Director position will lead strategic thinking and implementation of World Vision India’s P&C plans consistent with the Country strategy and Partnership’s LEADER P&C strategy. This position will support the Senior Management Team and the Governance leadership of the organization to execute organizational strategies, goals and priorities with World Vision’s vision, mission and values with excellence.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership and Strategy:

  • Advice and support NO People and Culture in their leadership and engagement on matters related to Human Resource Management and Organizational Development.

  • Strategic business partnering with the Leadership at all levels in creating a culture of transformational leadership.

  • Advise and support the Leadership on all aspects relating to Human Resource Management, Leadership & Development and Organizational Development to create an enabling environment and increase people’s productivity.

  • Collaborate with NO SMT in setting up and management of performance accountability systems and HR balance scorecard in consultation with all relevant stakeholders.

  • Practice servant hood and provide spiritual leadership to the team & beyond being a role model.

  • Provide leadership in recruitment of senior leadership positions by working closely with the region and board as and when needed.

  • Responsible to develop WV India P&C priorities and plans ensuring that regional & national priorities are integrated and prioritized.

  • Lead the development and implementation of P&C secondary strategy and business plan in support of and in alignment with Country, Regional (including sub strategies) and LEADER strategy and priorities.

  • Provide leadership to development and implementation of organization wide communication and change management plan during transition.

  • Develop strategic work force plan for the organization to deliver the country strategy.

Quality Assurance/Risk Management:

  • Leads NO People & Culture review and assist NO in creating risk mitigation implementation plan related to P&C based on GC Internal Audit recommendations related to P&C.

  • Leads, monitor and evaluate the progress of human resources management practices ensuring compliance with WVI partnership standards, policies and procedures. Advises and supports in addressing gaps/issues in P&C practices as necessary and appropriate.

  • Contribute and support the organizational culture climate audits and engage NO leaders in mitigating risks in people management.

  • Support the development, implementation and compliance of LEADER Scorecard / Core Competencies in alignment with Country goals and priorities.

Organization Culture and Change:

  • Leadership development programs are in place that produce cultural alignment, build leadership skills and develop behaviors consistent with WV India values and expectations of leaders.

  • Culture Management plans are in place across divisions and are focused on strategic behaviors and capabilities.

  • Organization Development initiatives reflect excellent changes management principles to gain traction and make lasting organization wide change.

  • Ability to manage small and large scale changes working very closely with Leadership Team.

  • Has an in-depth understanding of Organizational Designs and workforce planning.

Employee Engagement:

  • Facilitate the development of contextualized orientation materials and programs for new hires that create an enhanced understanding of WV mission, culture, policies, procedures and protocol.

  • Open and productive relationships exist between management and employees. Processes are provided to effectively assist in equitably addressing workplace issues.

  • Compensation and benefits are targeted at the level necessary to attract, retain and motivate quality people within the relevant comparator market by implementing Partnership Total Rewards philosophy.

  • Review and facilitate staff care programs that relate to stress and support managers in their plans to ensure minimum stress within WV India.

  • Ability to understand and interpret WV’s Employee Engagement Tools for the benefits of WV India.

Team Development:

  • Individual learning plans are established.

  • Established clear performance indicators.

  • Regular P&C individual performance feedback.

  • Ensure positive feedback from clients (staff).

  • Meet P&C department work goals.

  • Advise on P&C,L&D, SC and OD competencies and capacity requirements at National Level.

  • Share/Facilitate access to P&C Trg resources and support opportunities.

  • Lead the assessment, development and implementation of an integrated capacity building based on Organisational priorities and strategy.

Integration of P&C (HR) to other Department:

  • Good working relationships with senior managers and ND, P&C regional office, Global P&C and Board.

  • Established relationship with key P&C vendors outside WV India.

  • P&C audits/culture climate survey conducted.

Professional & Personal Development:

  • Demonstrating an understanding of and commitment to World Vision’s Core Values in the approach to work and relationships.

  • Collaboration with different key working relationships.

  • Work and Life balance.

  • Personal and professional development goals consistent with World Vision’s strategic goal.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Graduate degree qualification and/or professional qualification in Organizational Development, Psychology, Development Studies, Leadership or HRD.

  • Post graduate / MBA

  • At least 5 -7 years’ experience in Organizational Development and HR development or related fields, in a complex, international organization preferably in INGO context.

  • Developed people in a cross-cultural setting and initiated and implemented organizational change at leadership level.

  • Proven leadership ability and executive presence and ability to build strong relationships with senior leaders.

  • Proven experience in Change Management and OD processes.

  • A thorough understanding of all areas of HR management and staff development, and knowledge of HR, group processes and dynamics and able to apply it in Asian context.

  • Demonstrated ability to assess, analyze and diagnose organizational realities and to use appropriate OD and performance improvement.

  • Demonstrated collaboration skills.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Significant senior level leadership experience in an international environment, preferably in India / South Asia.

  • Experience in managing HR Operations in Grant Funding Organization.

  • Understand the vision, mission of World Vision.

  • Understand the Humanitarian industry.

  • Results orientation and ability to demonstrate bottom line impact.

  • Exposure or knowledge in Grants/National Resources and Development funding models.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of the time.

  • Multilingual will be most beneficial.

Finance Assistant – Cost Allocation and WVUS Settlement Advice

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position will be responsible for performing cost allocation data processing, review and analysis. By using data consolidation and reconciliation tools such as Cost Allocation PMQA Tools, this position will perform tasks on behalf of the National Offices as part of FRSC’s centralization support for the field.

This position will also be responsible for processing Settlement Advices on behalf of WVUS.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • CAL Centralization – performing cost allocation run/process on behalf of the National Offices. It acts as a shared service team catering to majority of National Offices in the partnership.

  • Coordinate adjustments with the NO’s on any issues related to A-codes and T-codes invalid combinations and errors.

  • Prepare and review the Cost Allocation PMQA tools design template on the 1st week of each month.

  • Run the Cost Allocation (CAL) review and reconciliation tool and ensure that the control figures are consistent accurate.

  • Perform Ledger Import and Ledger Import Validation.

  • Run LEH Validation Tool before final posting. Run the Cost Allocation Reconciliation Template when necessary.

  • Prepare issue logs for all issues encountered during the CAL run period.

  • Do other tasks that involves initiatives of the CAL Centralization Team and FRSC.

  • Perform SA processing for WVUS.

  • In occasional cases, prepare SAs and PAs if needed.

  • Prepare entries in WVUS general ledger to close outstanding SA’s in the ledger.

  • Prepare monthly reconciliation of the SAs every 15th of the following period.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor of Science in Accountancy.

  • Knowledgeable in MS Office particularly MS Excel.

  • Keen on details; willing to learn and do routine tasks; willing to extend hours as needed.

  • At least 1 to 2 years of relevant experience, preferably with a Non-Government Organization (International/Local).

  • Proficiency in both oral and written communication.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • General knowledge and some experience on financial reporting.

  • Some knowledge and experience on inter-office charging and reconciliation.

  • Ability to extract data, retrieve and analyze financial information.

  • Possess advanced knowledge in MS Excel.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced team environment & strong analytical problem solving capabilities.

Finance Assistant

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position will be responsible for performing bank reconciliation and cost allocation data processing, review and analysis. By using data consolidation and reconciliation tools such as SunSystems Bank Reconciliation Manager module, and Cost Allocation PMQA Tools, this position will perform tasks on behalf of the National Offices as part of FRSC’s centralization support for the field.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reconcile bank accounts on behalf of national offices using the automated procedures of the Sun6 Bank Reconciliation Manager utility.

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Directly accessing national offices’ bank statements (thru bank’s online facility) and cash ledger in Sun6.

  • Loading all required data in Sun6 and managing the reconciliation of accounts using Bank Recon Manager Facility.

  • Extracting all reconciling items in Sun6 using PMQA template.

  • Analyzing and monitoring bank reconciling items. This includes close engagement with NOs (and or region) to clear these items.

  • Assisting the NOs on the accounting entries needed to clear bank reconciling items.

  • Posting of final bank reconciliation reports in the FFR database and communicating with NOs.

Identify, raise/flag, follow-up and clear differences on the bank account balance and the office’s financial records as part of internal control:

  • Prepare and review the Cost Allocation PMQA tools design template on the 1st week of each month.

  • Run the Cost Allocation (CAL) review and reconciliation tool and ensure that the control figures are consistent accurate.

  • Perform Ledger Import and Ledger Import Validation.

  • Run LEH Validation Tool before final posting.

  • Run the Cost Allocation Reconciliation Template when necessary.

  • Prepare issue logs for all issues encountered during the CAL run period.

Test and analyze National Office bank accounts and SunSystem financial data to prepare an office to ‘go-live’ on the FRSC BR Centralization.

Assist the National Office and the lead in implementing Cost Allocation Centralization for each office.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office particularly Microsoft Excel.

  • Knowledgeable in preparing Bank Reconciliation Reports.

  • Keen to details, willing to learn and do routine tasks, willing to extend long hours, as needed.

  • 1-2 years of experience in Accounting and Finance.

  • At least 1 year experience doing bank reconciliation or working on financial accounting.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • General knowledge of Financial reporting.

  • Ability to extract data, retrieve and analyze financial information.

  • Possess advance learning of Microsoft Excel.

  • Ability to work in fast paced team environment & strong analytical / problem solving capabilities.

Team Lead – Grants Solutions (WVUS)

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Team Lead will be responsible for the day to day supervision of a team of hosted and shared service staff, particularly staff supporting WVUS. The individual will be responsible for onboarding and training of staff, and to engage with the FRSC and SO managers/primary contacts when it comes to staff output, deliverables and performance.

Review and identify areas for increasing efficiencies and creating synergies. Identify gaps in the current grant compliance, training and policy resources, and recommend new materials, training modules and communication that will improve grant compliance, training and policy. An adequate amount of time will be spent on training stakeholders, and in preparing training materials, and high-level, complex reports, analysis and templates.

The Team Lead will also be responsible for a range of reports, analysis, coordination and other assignments necessary to deliver the expected services to Support Offices.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervise a team supporting and/or providing services to World Vision Support Offices and National Office grant staff:

  • Play a role in hand-offs of tasks from the line manager to the staff, as needed

  • Coordinate and ensure proper onboarding of new staff

  • Coordinate and ensure learning and development of staff

  • Coordinate and communicate regularly with host/line managers for performance management and staff management.

  • Train staff on technical skills and identify resources they need to get the work done, including use of online options for training materials.

  • Oversee the administrative and local requirements of staff reporting to this position, and report issues or concerns to the FRSC Manager.

  • Work with the FRSC manager for staff management and overall oversight.

  • Identify inefficiencies and gaps in the current grant compliance, training and policy resources and recommend new materials and operational efficiencies; Review and coordinate efforts, processes and skillsets of the staff and identify areas where quality and efficiencies can be achieved.

  • Recommend and implement processes, projects or outputs that will maximize productivity and efficiencies, including grant protocols and compliance topics such as Open Data.

  • Devise, create or formulate new standard and value-adding materials, products and services (e.g. reports, training modules, desk guides, wvcentral pages, WebEx Refreshers).

  • Recommend new or revisions to grant and field finance policies; Participate in policy review and improvements.

  • Develop, design and prepare training materials, reports and analysis on a regular basis or as required in accordance with Terms of Reference or agreements with client groups (e.g., policies, grant regulations, audit, grant data, budgeting cost center or programmes reporting, chargebacks and carryforward analysis and application).

  • Coordinate, communicate and collaborate with the project/NO finance staff and the SO programme, legal contracts and finance/officers.

  • Submit timely accurate and professional training plans, materials, reports and analysis.

  • Assist the FRSC Manager and the rest of the leadership team in various assignments, tasks and projects that support the FRSC Shared Services team.

  • Carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned, including team, leadership and planning functions.

  • Attend and participate in meetings.

  • Attend and participate in chapel services, daily and group devotions.

  • Promote World Vision’s values through example and hold others accountable for the same across the team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • University degree in business, finance or accountancy.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of finance and accounting and strong analytical skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership and people management skills, time management, problem solving, interpersonal relations, decision-making.

  • Able to effectively communicate with all levels in the organization (verbally and in writing).

  • Strong MS Excel skills, MS Powerpoint, MS Access and MS SharePoint.

  • 2 years managerial experience preferably in a non-profit or development organization or the like.

  • 3 years of experience with project reporting, analysis and coordination with field or support offices, or donor organisations.

  • Extensive experience in preparing and analysing compliance, accounting and financial reports for internal and external clients.

  • Experience with grant, financial and data management systems (e.g. OLAP, SunSystems, myPBAS, PowerPivot, Our People).

  • Experience with developing training materials, protocols, and face-to-face training in grant compliance and management.

  • Certified Public Accountant.

  • Gateway to Grants (can be done as part of orientation).

  • Traning of Trainers (can be done as part of orientation).

  • HEAT (can be done as part of orientation).

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent multi-tasking and organization aptitudes.

  • Strong technical/IT training experience.

  • Field-based training and management experience.

  • Experience working with grant, finance or programmes team in Support Offices, National Offices and projects within World Vision (or the like).

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.

MEAL Specialist- Central Field Office, Lalitpur

Purpose:

Under the supervision of Regional Manager and technical guidance of NO MEL Manager, Field MEAL Specialist has overall responsibility quality, outcome and progress monitoring, beneficiary tracking, activity tracking, accountability system and information management of current and potential grants/ PNS and sponsorship funding based projects under domain of the Regional Office. This position is also responsible to

carry out assessment, manage baselines and evaluations under guidance of NO MEL Manager. This ensures that there is a reliable, up-to-date database of information of all program work and is responsible for the timely and accurate evidences that are helpful to make necessary program adjustments for maximum impact on target groups and serves the donor requirement. Furthermore, the Regional MEAL Specialist has to make sure the partner NGOs follow sound monitoring and accountability system as per WVIN MEALS standards.

Technical Role

  • Carry out monitoring against quality benchmark, provide feedbacks for any corrective actions based on the monitoring findings, in coordination with Regional Technical Managers.

  • Maintain and update database for reporting purposes such as activity tracking, beneficiary tracking and outcome monitoring.

  • Ensure necessary data on progress, outcome and quality are obtained,analyzed and shared with the relevant stakeholders

  • Manage evaluations, baselines and assessment and carry out necessary technical review to finalize.

  • Ensure that all the indicators are measured according to plan and right selection, definition and operationalization of indicators for Grants and PNS projects.

  • Ensure quality project reports are submitted in recommended templates from PNGO to Regional Office; and Regional Office to National Office to be submitted to donors.

  • Ensure information sharing, consultation and participation and feedback collection are integral part of Projects.

  • Update and maintain accountability feedback register in close guidance from Accountability Manager. Follow up and ensure responses are done timely.

  • Upload log-frame, ITTs, DIP to Horizon; update and report through the system.

Managerial Role

  • Prepare monitoring, evaluations, baselines/ survey, accountability plans for all the projects under the Regional Ofice and ensure timely accomplishment of these.

  • Ensure timely submission of M&E report to Regional Office in close coordination with NO MEALS

  • Ensure M&E Recommendation Tracking system is fully operational with proper follow up and closing loops for the region.

  • Provide oversight to field based MEAL staff and ensure they have received necessary support on monitoring and accountability function.

Capacity Building

  • Build capacity of local NGOs and MEAL Coordinators on outcome and monitoring against quality benchmark, through formal and informal platforms; meeting, workshop, coaching, feedback

  • Build capacity of NGOs on data collection, collating and analysis

  • Ensure Regional Technical Managers have basic know how on monitoring

Coordination Role

  • Work with CS Unit for mainstreaming CESP Monitoring and use of CS data for monitoring reports

  • Work with local governments in the areas regarding data sharing and data collection

  • Provide necessary information to Advocacy staff for evidence based advocacy

  • Comply local/ provincial government reporting requirement

  • Work with NO Accountability Manager to operationalize accountability systems in region

  • Work with NO Strategy & Enterprise Risk Management Specialist to update the risk register

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.

  • Education Master's/ Bachelor’s degree in development studies, economics, public health,agriculture or in the fields suitable for development

  • Knowledge & Skills Knowledge of humanitarian industry

Leadership skill

  • Develop qualitative and quantitative methodology

  • Sampling techniques, descriptive and inferential statistical methods

  • Basic logical frame-work

  • SPSS or STATA is essential

  • Advanced Excel and quantitative skills

  • Demonstrate collaboration & team building skills

  • Effective relationship management skills; ability to influence without having authority

  • Excellent oral and written English or Nepali communication skills

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Ability to structure and manage one’s own work

Experience

  • At least 3-5 years proven record of monitoring, evaluation and data analysis Essential

  • Cross-functional management experience in an I/NGO, UN/ bilateral organizational environment

Preferred

Work Environment: Travel up to 20% per month

WVV Sponsorship Cluster Officer (Temporary)

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

WV Vietnam Sponsorship Service Operations (SSO) deliberately focuses on improving the well-being of vulnerable children through one-to-one connection between sponsor and child. This relationship enables long-term engagement and financial commitment, partnering with communities and local structures, and authentic participation of children as agents of changes.

WV Vietnam is a national office and does not directly raise funds for local sponsorship, however, SSO is responsible for 1) defining Child Sponsorship experience for both sponsors and registered children by creating effective communication via correspondence and Sponsorship 2.0; 2) implementing Horizon TFE/SSUI (Transforming Field Environment/ Sponsorship Single User Interface) in monitoring the well-being of Registered Children (RC) and utilizing those data for WV TPs and communitys intervention toward the most vulnerable children.

WV Vietnams Sponsorship program is implemented across all Area Programs (APs) with more than 74,000 RC up to FY18.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

With the new Sponsorship generation, this position is 1) to support WVV in enhancing sponsorship integration in program for better engagement, effectiveness and efficiency through implementation of TFE; 2) to assist Sponsorship Manager in ensuring the quality of Sponsorship Service ensuring the Revised Child Sponsorship Standards and the effectiveness of sponsorship program.

ROLE DIMENSION/DESCRIPTION

1. SPONSORSHIP SERVICE OPERATIONS

  • Ensure that correspondences, including Gift Notification (GN) and special mailings (APR, CC, BBB, CBB) are processed in compliance with the Sponsorship standards and Child Protection policies.

    Coordinate with Support Offices (SOs) and Operations team to arrange sponsor visit including both individual and group visit in alignment with Sponsorship Visit procedure and Child Protection policies.

    Ensure RC number provision as-per agreement with SOs.

    Support APs to implement sponsorship 2.0 products.

    Perform regular monitoring and provide on-going support to ensure child data is timely and accurately recorded, updated and managed properly in Horizon SSUI.

2. SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMMING

Contribute in developing technical program documents and guidelines for implementation at AP and NO levels.

  • Conduct orientation (Horizon SSUI Mobile device, SIP Sponsorship in Program, CESP Community Engagement & Sponsorship Plan, etc..) at AP level.

    Provide ongoing technical support and enhance capacity building for AP staff to mainstream new sponsorship initiatives at AP level.

    Take part in program assessment, monitoring and evaluation to ensure the effectiveness of sponsorship operations in program.

    Conduct annual visit, spot check and new initiative review.

    Review POA, (Semi) Annual Report from AP to ensure Sponsorship Minimum Programming Standards are fulfilled.

3. COMMUNICATION AND STAFF COACHING

Develop Sponsorship Orientation Communication package.

Support APs to conduct Sponsorship Basic Training (SBT) and Communication events at ADP level.

Prepare and conduct Sponsorship Annual Meeting, Zonal Meetings in a regular basic

Provide orientation/training for new sponsorship staff at both AP and NO level.

Provide on-going coaching to AP staff to ensure overall performance.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

(The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training.)

Education

Bachelors Degree

Knowledge & Skills

Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;

Demonstrated training and facilitation skills;

Good time management and organizational skills;

Good interpersonal and communications skills;

Good English, especially email/letters writing skills;

Good computer skills in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and email;

Experience

  • Experience in community development or with NGO.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department- World Vision International – Vietnam- Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.118)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Response Security Manager – Bangladesh Refugee Response

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To support the Response Manager in ensuring that effective security measures for Operational Response Office programmes are both appropriately planned for and addressed within the Response Context. Lead in the optimization of organizational security and the mitigation of operational risks for ministry effectiveness by establishing security systems and mechanisms for institutionalizing an organizational culture and practice of safety and security.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy & Planning:

  • Develop and implement the Operational Response Office security strategy in alignment with BRCRP Response Strategy and WV security policy so as to ensure the operational priorities of the Response Office are appropriately supported.

  • Ensure Security Risk Assessments, Country Risk Ratings and Core Security Requirement standards, processes and procedures are completed in accordance with current Office of Corporate Security guidelines and training.

  • Develop and maintain critical security incident contingency plans based on Country Risk Rating and Response Context.

Security Operations:

  • Conduct Security Risk Assessments in consultation with the Response Director, Operations Director, Director- Corporate Security, WV Bangladesh and Regional Security Director.

  • Ensure Core Security Requirements are implemented in line with Country Risk Ratings.

  • Ensure Core Security Requirements are implemented in line with Country Risk Ratings.

  • Support the Response operation and program managers in carrying out HISSCAM assessments to ensure Civ-Mil relationship between the Response Operation and armed actors in the environment does not impact on the safety and security of staff or WV profile management in the community.

  • Develop effective contingency and response plans to mitigate the impact of any critical security incident on WV staff, assets and operation in the response area, taking into account diversity of risks and access issues across various

  • locations.

  • Conduct timely investigations on critical security incidents when they occur.

  • Working closely with Response Director, and upon her approval, issue security advisories and guidance to staff using bulk SMS and other means.

Networking and External Liaison/Engagement:

  • Represent WV at local NGO security network meetings and ensure information from these groups is disseminated to relevant staff.

  • Convene and lead local NGO security network meetings as leader among peers, and provide summary briefing once a month to INGO response directors’ forum.

  • Build ongoing networks for sharing security information and coordination, including appropriate and diverse sources of information from local law enforcement, government, UNDSS, community, and other credible sources. Oversee assigned staff and colleagues to gather and triangulate information in real time and offer recommended course of action to Response Director based on latest information.

Capacity Building and Technical Training:

  • Coordinate the assessment, development and implementation of the Response Office capacity building plan for security management based on local security risk assessments.

  • Seek to develop a culture of security awareness and monitor staff compliance.

  • Plan and run evacuation and other safety drills at WV’s two response offices on regular basis or as new risks emerge.

Reporting and Documentation:

  • Provide a regular security report to the National Office, Region and Office of Corporate Security.

  • Ensure that all security incidents are reported in accordance with WV Security Policy.

  • Conduct performance reviews of the field-based security focal persons.

  • Collect, analyse and disseminate security information appropriately.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Relevant Bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management. (General Management studies also considered).

  • Previous experience in the professional security arena (INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services).

  • Sound knowledge of INGO security practices with proven experience in Security Risk Assessments (SRA), security planning and crises management in the humanitarian context.

  • Strong command of Verbal and Written English Language.

  • Understanding of setting threat or risk levels for specific contexts, considering the strategic and tactical situation as applied to humanitarian operations.

  • Understanding of programme delivery in humanitarian relief operations, including humanitarian principles.

  • Internationally recognized qualifications in Risk Management or Business Continuity would be an advantage.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Relevant bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management. General Management studies also considered.

  • Previous experience in the professional security arena (INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services).

  • Sound knowledge of INGO security practices with proven experience in Security Risk Assessments (SRA), security planning and crises management in the humanitarian context.

  • 5+ yrs in a relevant security management role in NGO, Private or Govt Sectors.

  • International security management experience in a Regional and/or Global role in large multinational organization.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to move between local base and local field locations on a daily basis or as required.

  • Must be prepared to travel to ‘high risk’ security environments at short notice.

  • Will be expected to manage high stress security events.

  • Flexibility in work hours is expected.